An event that is marked on everybody’s calendar is the BMBAN Clothes Swap!
The Clothes Swap held in December 2019 was another great success for the club.
Fun facts about the event:
- This Clothes swap was held at a new venue, The Aspley Memorial Bowls Club.
- 13 drop off points were made available for members to donate their clothes
- 32 BMBAN members volunteered to assist over the weekend
- 11 of the 32 members who volunteered, volunteered both Saturday and Sunday
- 1 of our volunteers had 11 week old twin babies at home
- Saturday Set up -took 4.5 hours to set the room up
- 22 members volunteered 70 hours over the 4.5 hours to set up the room
- Sunday Clothes Swap Day – 1.5 hours was spent finalising the set up
- Clothes Swap ran for 4.5 hours
- 1.5 hours was spent boxing up all remaining items and cleaning the room
- 22 members volunteered 61 hours over the total 7.5 hours of the day
- 52 BMBAN members attended the event
- 102 members of the public signed in to purchase clothes at $10 for a standard ECO bag filled
- The event raised $781.35 for the club
- The remaining items were collected by Save The Kids Margate
BMBAN would like to say a big thank you to everyone who donated items, everyone who collected items, everyone who volunteered over the weekend and every member of the general public who attended the event and supported our club.